Communications and Media Executive

Location Peterborough
Discipline: Sales & Marketing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25000 + 15% bonus scheme + exceptional benefits
Published: about 1 month ago
Peterborough - up to £25k per annum + 15% bonus

Are you the type of person who is passionate about generating brand awareness?

We have a great opportunity to become a Marketing Executive with one of the fastest-growing companies in the UK telecoms space!

We are working in partnership with a company who are investing over £1bn in their network and next-generation technology.

They’re building a world-class, full-fibre broadband network to serve residential customers and businesses in the UK.

Previous Marketing experience is desired, coupled with a passion to broaden your skillset and progress your career with support and employers who want you to reach your goals.

The key to success in this Marketing role is your interpersonal skills, and ability to engage others and build relationships with media, external contacts and local organisations. You’ll naturally possess strong organisational skills and increase brand awareness.

Their publicity campaigns in the local area are generating huge levels of interest and they need a Marketing Executive to assist in the day-to-day running of media activities including:

  • Researching media opportunities in perspective towns

  • Working with in-house and external designers

  • Negotiating advertising spend

  • Working alongside external PR support on press releases

  • Handling all internal communication activity

  • Overseeing the day-to-day running of local town print and outdoor advertising media activity.

  • Building relationships with media outlets and advertisers.

  • Booking in media opportunities and scheduling them in the local town activity calendar.

  • Ensuring all media deadlines are met.

  • Negotiating advertising spending with external parties- working closely to a budget.

  • Being the face of the Brand team for communications, media and advertising activity, dealing with multiple internal and external parties.

  • Supporting line manager on ad-hoc regional and national comms, media, and advertising activity.

  • Working closely with and supporting the events and sponsorship executive.

Does this sound like you?

  • Experience gained in relevant and comparable communications and events role – at least 1 to 2 years experience.

  • Strong organisational skills and can multitask to a high level

  • Project management experience

  • Proof-reading experience and strong written communication skills

  • Professional, forward-thinking approach with the ability to build immediate rapport and strong relationships with internal and external business contacts, as well as presenting the face of the brand itself to potential customers.

  • Can-do attitude, willingness to get involved at all levels, easily able to prioritise and multi-task, including working to tight deadlines

  • Flexibility and willingness to attend external events

What’s on offer for the Communications and Media Executive?

  • Basic Salary of up to £25k

  • 15% bonus

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

  • Employee – Equity Plan

  • Death in service 4x salary

  • Health cash plan – including access to GP, dental, physio and wellbeing services

  • Gym & retail discounts

….. and the opportunity to work for a brand new, fast-growing and highly ambitious forward-thinking firm.

This Marketing Executive vacancy is being advertised on behalf of RecruitME who are acting as a recruitment agency.

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